Johann Jacob Ruesch

4 June 1807–30 April 1858 (Age 50)
Sankt Margarethen, Münchwilen, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Johann Jacob

When Johann Jacob Ruesch was born on 4 June 1807, in Sankt Margarethen, Münchwilen, Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Hans Georg Reusch, was 47 and his mother, Dorothea Egger, was 35. He married Magdalena Hartmann on 3 April 1831. He died on 30 April 1858, in Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, at the age of 50, and was buried in Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.

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Johann Jacob Ruesch
Johanna Barbara Moser
Marriage: 7 March 1834
Johanna Paulina Ruesch
Carl Jacob Ruesch
Wilhelm Ruesch
Helene Friederike Ruesch
Maria Sophie Ruesch
Willhelmina Rüesch
Johann Georg Ruesch
Hermann Ruesch

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7 March 1834
Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland


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Age 41

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Rusch .2 German and Swiss German: from a short form of any of the various personal names beginning with the Old High German element hrōd ‘renown’.3 North German (Rüsch): nickname for a quick or unkempt, unrefined person, from Low German rüsch ‘quick’; also ‘shaggy’, ‘bristly’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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